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University of Idaho Extension Forestry
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1140
Moscow, ID 83844-1140

Phone: (208) 885-6356
E-mail: Dr. Randy Brooks
Extension Forester and Professor

University of Idaho Extension Forestry

Idaho Extension Forestry

Bringing the University to the People of Idaho.

Knowledge empowers people to make changes. The Idaho Extension Forestry website is part of a multifaceted program that is designed to increase the knowledge base that Idaho’s citizens use to plan and implement natural resource management activities, plans, rules, and laws. We hope you enjoy browsing the site and invite you to come back often.

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We will continue to offer information for wildfire preparedness and post fire rehabilitation as long as the current critical conditions last. Please contact your local emergency services office for local information.

Residents in most counties throughout north Idaho can receive evacuation notices by text message by registering with a service called “Nixle.” To register, text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts. This is a free citizen voice and text alert notification service used to contact you during urgent or emergency situations with useful information and updates by sending voice, text or email messages to your: Home and Work Land Line Phones including VOIP, Personal Cell Phones, Pagers, or Smartphones and/or any Email Accounts.

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Calendar of Events

 New Publication, DVD's and Website

The Idaho Forestry Best Management Practices Field Guide, website, and DVD will help forest landowners, managers, and operators apply Idaho's mandatory forestry BMPs. Contents include (1) the science related to forests, forest hydrology, aquatic ecology, and related biology; (2) Idaho Forest Practices Act rules; and (3) highly recommended voluntary management practices.

FREE COPIES are available from any area office of the Idaho Department of Lands. Go to the IDL website to find an area office near you. Check back soon for information on how to view the DVD.
 NEW - View the DVD

Forest Water Quality
Part I: Keeping Water Clean
Part II: The Idaho Forest Practices Act

View the publication

Idaho Forestry Best Management Practices Field Guide: Using BMPs to Protect Water Quality (PDF)
 View the website

Idaho Forestry BMPs